Myrrh From The Holy Land
Myrrh Was One Of The Gifts Of The Magi To The Baby Jesus In The Story Told In The Gospel Of Matthew.
Myrrh Was Used As An Emblaming Ointment.Although Pleasant In Its Solid State,When Burned It Has A Scent Reminiscent Of Dung,And So It Was Used Up Until About The 15th Century As A Penitential Incense In Funerals And Cremations, Alluded To In The Christmas Carol We Three Kings. The Scent Can Also Be Used In Mixtures Of Incense To Provide An Earthy Element To The Overall Smell, And As An Additive To Wine, A Practice Alluded To By Ancient Authorities, Such As Fabius Dorsennus.
It Comes in a Box, The Shape of the box might differ than the picture.
Net Weight is Approx. 30grams